Momentum founder Jon Lansman accused of 'whitewashing' as he appears to forget British Chinese Tory MP Alan Mak

6 November 2019

Momentum founder Jon Lansman forgets about Tory Alan Mak as he suggests Labour candidate could become 'first British Chinese MP'.

WATCH: Jeremy Corbyn says public holiday on election day is a 'good idea'

29 October 2019

Jeremy Corbyn threw his weight behind the suggestion of turning polling day into a public holiday in a bid to boost turnout.

Tory MP humiliated after ham-fisted bid to persuade Polish PM to veto Brexit extension is rejected

23 October 2019

Shrewsbury MP Daniel Kawczynski has been publicly snubbed by the Polish government after a bungled attempt to force them in to blocking a Brexit extension.

John McDonnell: 'Jeremy Corbyn is the fittest person I know'

11 October 2019

The comments will come as a major blow to the eight Labour MPs who ran in last year's London Marathon.

Sixty years of life peers: how the Upper Chamber was transformed

1 May 2018

The first 14 life peers were introduced in two special sessions ahead of the 1958 state opening of parliament

Kemi Badenoch interview: 'Lots of people felt bruised after the election.'

20 January 2018

Just seven months after entering parliament, Kemi Badenoch has been handed a key role inside CCHQ overseeing her party’s candidate selection process.

Official Secrets: Tony Blair’s ‘naivety still stinks’ for whistleblower film director

18 October 2019

“Katharine Gun was an ordinary person who did something extraordinary,” is how director Gavin Hood describes the real-life subject of his latest film. For those with short memories, Gun was the GCHQ-based Mandarin translator who leaked a classified memo from the CIA that urged spying on members of the UN Security Council to force through a resolution to go to war in Iraq. When the memo appeared on the front page of the Observer and she admitted to her actions, Gun found herself charged with breaking the Official Secrets Act, and her lawyers set out to defend her actions. 

Does Nigel Farage work hard enough? Steve Bannon says not

10 June 2019

Nigel Farage doesn’t work hard enough and it’s a British thing, according to Steve Bannon in the new documentary exploring the inner world of Trump’s self-professed kingmaker.

Why neither playwrights nor politics can resist Boris

30 April 2019

Why playwright Jonathan Maitland couldn’t resist the temptation of Boris and “the dinner party that changed history”